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Family Tree & Genealogy Tools for Ernst Bruno von Gersdorff

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This is a pedigree chart for Ernst [Von_Gersdorff-1]. There are additional tools below.

Ernst Bruno von Gersdorff
18 Jul 1820 - 28 Jul 1883
Eisenach, Saxony, Germany

Husband of Caroline Choate

Father of Carl Auguste de Gersdorff and George de Gersdorff

Heinrich August Freiherr von Gersdorff ancestors
13 Jun 1793 - 1874
Herrnhut, Germany
* [von Gersdorff grandfather? please help] * *
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* [von Gersdorff grandmother? please help] * *
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Augusta Theodora von Tschirschky und Bogendorff ancestors
07 Feb 1797 - 02 Dec 1883
Friedrich Ludwig von Tschirschky und Bogendorff ancestors
27 Aug 1769 - 1829
Herrnhut, Saxony, Germany
* [von Tschirschky und Bogendorff great-grandfather?] *
* [von Tschirschky und Bogendorff great-grandmother?] *
Friedericka Theodora Elizabeth von Trotta-Treyden ancestors
1772 - 21 May 1791
* Chirstof Friedrich Levin von Trotta-Treyden ancestors
1743 - 1772
* [von Trotta-Treyden g-g-grandfather?]
* [von Trotta-Treyden g-g-grandmother?]
* Johanne Dorothea Reuß ancestors
14 Jul 1743 - 18 May 1801
Ebersdorf, Reuss-Jüngere-Linie, Thuringen, Germany
* Heinrich Reuß more treemore tree ancestors
21 Jul 1699 - 22 May 1747
* Sophie Theodora Elizabeth Castell-Remlingen more treemore tree ancestors
13 May 1703 - 08 Jan 1777

Here is a collection of tools for genealogists with an interest in Ernst's family history.

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Ancestor List for Ernst von Gersdorff ahnenlist
Uses the "ahnen" numbering system and presents seven generations in plain text.

Ancestor Explorer [independent app]
View or download a list of up to 20 generations of ancestors who meet a wide variety of criteria, map them, and more.

Compact Family Tree
Packed with eight generations — up to 254 ancestors — along with birth and death dates and locations. The downside is that it's not a conventional tree format; it may take a couple minutes to orient yourself.

How many degrees of separation are between Ernst and Henry VIII (or anyone else)? This Connection Finder includes relationships through marriage, so it is not a genealogical cousin calculator like our Relationship Finder, but it's a fun way to illustrate how closely we're all connected.

Descendant List descendants
Up to five generations of children and grandchildren of Ernst along with their spouses.

DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants DNA view
Designed to help you use genetic testing to confirm and expand Ernst's genealogy. The DNA Ancestors page shows the specific ancestors from whom Ernst gets his Y chromosome and mitochondrial DNA. Especially helpful for some serious genetic genealogists is the inheritance pattern for Ernst's X chromosome, also shown here. The DNA Descendants page shows exactly who has inherited Ernst's testable DNA.

DNA Ancestor Confirmation Aid check mark
A step beyond the DNA Ancestors and DNA Descendants views. The ambitious goal: scientific confirmation of each parent-child relationship in Ernst's tree.

Dynamic Tree
Expands to include an unlimited number of generations of parents and children. You can zoom in or out and pan around for the perfect view as you browse.

Dynamic Tree by Topola [independent app]
Advanced visualization tools plus downloading and printing capabilities.

Family Group Sheet family group sheet
Simple page to illustrate nuclear families based on marriages. Handy when someone had children from more than one marriage.

Family List
Flexible tool for viewing more ancestors and/or descendants on one page than anywhere else on WikiTree.

Fan ChartFan Chart [independent app]
Lots of options for display, color, and sharing, including DNA inheritance, print with PDF, and other views such as "Fractal H-Trees" and "Relative SpiderWebs."

Images of Ernst photos
There aren't any photographs or source images for Ernst yet. Login to upload one.

Index of von Gersdorffs
Shows all the von Gersdorffs on WikiTree. Useful for genealogists with an interest in the surname that goes beyond Ernst. There are a variety of connected tools, such as von Gersdorff DNA Connections and VONGERSDORFF G2G.

Map Navigator SampleLocation Maps map pin [independent apps]
Here are quick links to mapping websites:
      Birth: Eisenach, Saxony, Germany on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
      Marriage: Unknown.
      Death: Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, USA on Google Maps | Open Street Map.
WikiTree+'s Map Navigator can plot Ernst's ancestors or descendants on a map.

Printer-Friendly Tree printable tree
Parallel to the pedigree chart above but optimized for printing. Can be used as a fill-in-the-blanks form.

Profile of Ernst
The central place for organizing and viewing information and sources. Whenever you see Ernst's name on WikiTree it will be linked to the profile at where Von_Gersdorff-1 is Ernst's unique WikiTree ID.

Profile Overview [independent app]
Dig into the contents of WikiTree profiles in a completely different way.

Relationship Finder Find Relationship
Enter Von_Gersdorff-1 and any other WikiTree ID to find the genealogical relationship between Ernst and the other person. It will name the relationship, e.g. "third cousin twice removed," and show the trail of connections to a common ancestor. Although not everyone on WikiTree shares common ancestors, finding and connecting them is our ultimate goal. See the Relationship Finder Quick Links to check for relationships to US presidents, Mayflower passengers, Magna Carta Sureties and more.

Research with RootsSearch [independent app]
Automatically search for Ernst on more than 20 different genealogy websites with the RootsSearch app.

Share Tree on Facebook shareable tree
Download and share an attractive family tree image. This is a great way to elicit information and photo sharing from family and old friends. You might be surprised at who replies. The "Wikid Shareable Tree" is another option. You can just copy and paste the URL into your favorite social network.

Surnames surnames
A quick reference sheet with seven generations of Ernst's family names.

WikiTree Tools

Here are additional tools to help genealogists collaborate on WikiTree to grow Ernst's family history.

Activity Feed
Here you can view the additions and changes that WikiTree members have made to Ernst's profile so far.

Bio Check [independent app]
Scan for missing sources and opportunities to improve profiles.

Edit Profile and Relationships edit
Ernst's edit page is the central location for adding information and correcting mistakes. Is there anything you can add or improve upon? Since you're not logged-in yet you can't make changes directly. Contact the profile managers. Please don't go away without giving us your information and sources. Thank you!

Family Tree Widgets family tree widgets
If you're a blogger who's writing a post about Ernst or have a von Gersdorff family website or surname website you can include one of these widgets to illustrate his tree.

Privacy Setting privacy
You'll notice colored privacy icons in search results, the von Gersdorff surname index, etc. The white dot for Ernst indicates that his profile is Open. Only the profile manager can edit this setting.

Tests of Ernst's DNA
If Ernst's DNA (not a family member's or descendant's DNA) has been tested for genealogical purposes the test or tests should be selected here. This will automatically create connections on the profiles of Ernst's relatives where the test may be useful for confirming relationships. It's very valuable for advanced genealogy. To add tests you need to be on Ernst's Trusted List.

Trusted List
This shows you the WikiTree members who have full power to access and edit Ernst's information. Use it to see who else shares your interest in Ernst and receives updates about changes to the profile. The Relationship Finder icon links Find Relationship next their names will show you their relationship to Ernst.


Here are ways to connect and communicate with genealogists regarding Ernst's profile, especially if you're unable to collaborate directly using the WikiTree Tools above.

Ask a Question about Ernst
WikiTree's Genealogist-to-Genealogist (G2G) Forum is where genealogists help each other. If you have a question about Ernst and would like to seek help from the wider community — not just Ernst's friends and family — post it here.  

Comment on Profile Message Board
Ernst's profile, like all WikiTree profiles, has a section for public comments. This is the best place to put anything you'd like seen by all genealogists who are interested in Ernst. Profile managers are alerted to new comments via email, everyone on the Trusted List will see a notice about it in their activity feeds, and people who visit Ernst's profile in the future will see your comment. You will need to login to post.

Any image uploaded to WikiTree can be sent as a free e-card, including photos of Ernst or scans of vintage postcards. An e-card can be a great way to tell a genealogist or family member about what's here.

Private Message — Directly Contact Profile Manager private message
Here you can send a private message to a Wiki Genealogist managing Ernst's profile. If there are multiple managers or genealogists involved, you will need to send separate messages. Unless your information is sensitive it's better to post a public comment. Login to post.

Trusted List Request Form
If you're a genealogist with a special interest in collaborating on Ernst's profile, join the Trusted List. The profile is Open so you don't need to be on the Trusted List to edit or improve upon it. You only need to join if you want to receive updates about him in your activity feeds or complete merges. You will need to login first.

If you have sourced information about Ernst, the WikiTree community thanks you in advance for not leaving here without sharing it. :-) We are on a mission to connect the human family on one free yet reliable and privacy-controlled tree. Although we will never be finished, we make amazing progress every day because tens of thousands of good genealogists are willing to help.